Contemplation of the Holy Mysteries and the Rising of the Divine Lights

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Anqa Publishing, Jan 28, 2008 - Religion - 128 pages
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A major work of mystical literature, this account focuses on 14 visions in the form of dramatic conversations with the divine, interspersed with dazzling visionary episodes regarding the nature of existence,humans' relationship with reality, and the way to achieve true happiness. The introduction presents a resume of Ibn 'Arabi's life and examines in detail the style and symbolism of the contemplations. Presented for the first time in English, this work is a superb example of Ibn 'Arabi's inimitable style and deep perception.

 

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Contents

Rise beyond and you will discover
2
This edition
11
The Arabic language
18
Contemplation of the Light of Taking akhdh
31
Contemplation of the Light of the Veils sutr
39
Contemplation of the Light of Intuition shur
49
Contemplation of the Light of Silence amt
55
Contemplation of the Light of the Leg sq
69
as the Star of Degrees rutab rises
77
Contemplation of the Light of Perplexity ayra
85
Contemplation of the Light of Uniqueness aadiyya
91
Contemplation of the Light of the Support amd
97
The manuscripts used in the edition of the text
109
Ibn Arabs epilogue
117
Bibliography
127
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Ibn 'Arabi was an eminent scholar and teacher of Islam in the Moorish culture of Andalusian Spain during the 12th century. Cecilia Twinch is an experienced translator who has published various articles and presented papers on Ibn 'Arabi in Europe, the United States, North Africa, and the Middle East. Pablo Beneito is a professor at the department of Arabic and Islamic Studies–University of Seville. He has edited and translated three of Ibn 'Arabi's works, including The Seven Days of the Heart.

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